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Course Title: Growing Iris VHT111

Growing Iris VHT111

Horticulture Course
Price:£340 Qualification: Certificate
Growing Iris VHT111

Become an expert on Irises! This course is valuable for anyone with a serious interest in irises either as a commercial grower or an enthusiastic home collector. Gain an in-depth appreciation of the iris, how to grow them to achieve optimum results and the identification of different varieties of irises. Significant sections are included on landscaping with irises, hybridisation and propagation, harvest, post-harvest treatments, achieving and assessing quality, and exhibiting the flowers.

Course Structure for Growing Iris VHT111

  1. Introduction
    • Review of the system of plant identification
    • Physiology
    • Information sources
  2. Culture
    • Planting
    • Staking
    • Mulching
    • Watering
    • Feeding
    • Pruning, etc
  3. Propagation and Hybridisation
  4. Review of Major Types of Irises
  5. Pest and Diseases
  6. Irrigation and Hydroponics
  7. Landscaping with Irises
  8. Harvest, Post Harvest, Exhibiting and Quality

Aims of Growing Iris VHT111

  • Explain the taxonomy of Iris
  • Explain the normal cultural requirements for different types or Iris
  • Breed and propagate Iris
  • Describe the identification and culture of a range of commonly cultivated Iris
  • Manage pest and disease problems on Iris
  • Manage water requirements for Iris
  • Discuss cultivation of Iris hydroponically
  • Explain the use of Irises in landscaping
  • Describe the production of Iris as a cut flower crop, in particular the harvest and post harvest

Price: £340
Qualification: Certificate
Estimated Course Duration: 100 hours
Available Learning Methods: Online, USB (+£5) and Correspondence (+£35)
Enrolment Dates: Our courses are self-paced and you can start at anytime

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